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Field Worker/driver

Mendoza Bros Harvesting Inc.

Napa, CA

$20.00 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18057209888
Email address to Apply:
info@mendozabros.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
8
Job Duties:
Field Worker (Wine Grapes): Duties vary depending on the growing season: Work in grape vineyards during growing season February 2024 - March 2024 will include hoeing (long handled hoe) and pruning. Work in grape vineyards during growing season (approximately mid-March 2024 through May 2024) will include weed removal and vine suckering. Work in grape vineyards during growing season (approximately June 2024 through July 2024) will include leaf removal. Work in grape vineyards on non-harvest activities (approximately August 2024 through mid-September 2024) will include early season crop removal, move wires, picking, root picking, irrigation, field maintenance, canopy management, shoveling, stake removal and replacement. Work in grape vineyards during harvest season (approximately mid-September 2024 through the end of October 2024) will include picking wine grapes and activities directly related to wine grape picking. Non-harvest related activities continue during harvest time of the year but are not directly related to wine grape picking and include fence repair, trellis repair, post removal and replacement, drainage, field gutters, plant new vineyard including digging, raking, clean up and post pounding. Harvest activities include using sharp picking knives, standing, and kneeling on ground to pick fruit. Driver: 1. Driver may drive over the road in passenger Mendoza Personal Vehicles and/or CalVans. 2. Driver will drive designated vehicles to transport harvest crew workers to and from housing and worksite locations. Driving job duty is not a different job and the drivers perform harvesting job duties when not driving. 3. Driver will be responsible for filling vehicles with fuel and keeping vehicle clean. 4. Driver will be required to complete and process periodic driving reports as required by state laws. 5. Driver will be required to follow all traffic laws and if applicable, vanpool rules. 6. In order to drive, drivers must possess a valid authorized driver`s license and must be able to pass DOT (Department of Transportation) recognized medical exam and fulfill all other DOT requirements. Having a Class C driver's license (DL) is required. All costs associated with the workers obtaining a driver's license will be the responsibility of the employer. 7. Medical exam at no cost to the employee or employer may be required. The employer will be responsible for the cost of the registration as an FLCE driver (if any). Drivers are compensated for these activities. Tractor Driver: Tractor drivers will drive and control tractors in fields. Tractors have a capacity of under 26,001 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW). Commercial drivers' license not required to drive tractors. Additional mowing, chopping, discing, cultivation, harvest driver, etc. Fungicide application with backpack and/or tractor sprayer and herbicide application with hand sprayer and/or tank sprayer
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
3 months of experience working with wine grapes is required. Having a drivers license (DL) is required. Specific requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds frequently and being able to use hand tools, including cutting knives. Must be able to work under conditions where skin and clothing become heavily soiled with mud, water, grease, etc. Must be able to work outdoors in inclement weather conditions, including rain, cold, high winds, etc. Work involves frequent bending and working in bent or stooped positions. Must be able to walk and stand up extensively. No smoking, alcohol, firearms in the field or residential housing.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Mendoza Bros Harvesting Inc.
Location:
Santa Maria, CA 93455
Telephone Number:
+18057209888

Worksite

Address:
Bazan Vineyard Management 1228 Hagen Road (1228 Hagen LLC), Napa, CA 94558

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24088-836383
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/18/2024

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